Category Archives: MDM

What’s New In The Microsoft Intune Preview In Azure Portal For April 2017

Over the last few weeks I’ve been talking to quite a few people who have started using the Intune preview in the Azure Portal for more of their day to day management tasks, and it’s always interesting to hear the things that most people are excited about. For a while the typical response was “No more Silverlight”, but over time this has changed as people are seeing more functionality light up, as well as new functionality that is being rolled

Intune Preview Portal Updates For February 2017

For those of you with recently created Intune tenants that have access to the Intune preview functionality within the Azure Portal, more capabilities have been added to test out. The one which I’ve had many people tell me was on their wish list is non-managed devices can access assigned apps, making it easier for MAM without device enrolment scenarios to become more user friendly for app location and installation use. Ability to restrict mobile device enrollment Intune is adding new enrollment

Intune Updates February 2017 – Part 1

We are still in early February, but a few updates have rolled out late last month and early this month, below you will find a summary of these, which include app updates, and portal updates. I’ve received notification that one of my Intune tenants is going to be migrated early so that I can test things out without having to keep spinning up new trial tenants. New Capabilities In-console reports for MAM without enrollment New app protection reports have been added for both enrolled

New Configuration Service Providers for Windows 10 1703

Over on the recently updated What’s new in MDM enrollment and management page on MSDN new CSPs have been added for 1703. You can also check out the update listings for 1511 and 1607 while you are there, along with the change history. What’s new in Windows 10, version 1703 Item Description New nodes in Update CSP Added the following nodes to the Update CSP: FailedUpdates/Failed Update Guid/RevisionNumber InstalledUpdates/Installed Update Guid/RevisionNumber PendingRebootUpdates/Pending Reboot Update Guid/RevisionNumber CM_CellularEntries CSP To PurposeGroups setting, added the following values:

Pointing to “manage.microsoft.com” will no longer work for enrollment

For those of you not actively monitoring the Office 365 Message Center, you might have missed the plan for change message that was posted on January 27. Below you will find the details of the message. If you need more details, take a look at Enroll Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile Devices and Enroll Windows PCs As Mobile Devices. Pointing to “manage.microsoft.com” will no longer work for enrollment MC91971 Published On : January 27, 2017 Expires On : March 27,

Microsoft Intune January 2017 Updates

This month’s Intune updates have just been published, and includes updates for Android, iOS and Windows 10. Take a look below at the full update announcement from the Intune team. New Capabilities Android 7.1.1 support Intune now fully supports and manages Android 7.1.1. Resolve issue where iOS devices are inactive, or the admin console cannot communicate with them When users’ devices lose contact with Intune, you can give them new troubleshooting steps to help them regain access to company resources.

Updated Intune MAM With And Without MDM App List December 2016

Last month I created the table in this post to highlight the mobile apps that are MAM and MDM enabled with Intune, and this month there are some updates. Let’s start with the Android piece. Android MAM only apps available through the portal last month gave us 11 apps. This month you can see the new additions – Dynamics CRM and SharePoint. iOS MAM apps available through the portal – no updates this month. Below is the updated table, based

Intune December 2016 Updates

There have been several new announcements over the last few days regarding EMS, but the one that many have been holding out for is the public preview of the Intune admin experience in the Azure Portal. While we can’t quite lay our Silverlight dependency to rest just yet, it’s getting closer. We’ve had MAM without enrolment in the Azure Portal for quite a while, recently user groups have moved out of Intune groups, and now the new portal preview. What’s

Use cases for Microsoft Intune Client Software vs MDM

Something that often comes up during conversations about managing Windows PCs with Intune is whether they should be managed as a PC or as a mobile device. As with most conversations, there isn’t usually a clear cut answer. In this post I will highlight some of the scenarios where one option might make more sense than the other. In the next post I will have table that compares the two options side by side. Please note that these do not

Microsoft Intune November 2016 Updates

Another month, another round of feature updates for Intune. This month’s updates include news on enhanced Cordova and Xamarin support for MAM without enrollment. If you need a refresher on what’s currently available for MAM without MDM, take a look at the table here. Over the last few months we’ve seen new tenants moving from traditional Intune groups over to AAD groups, a huge improvement, but one that also requires some planning for those who have been using Intune since


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